Ex-Guantanamo detainee appeals conviction

[JURIST] Australian citizen David Hicks [JURIST news archive] filed a motion [text, PDF] to dismiss his conviction in the US Court of Military Commission Review [official website] on Wednesday after pleading guilty in 2007 for war crimes that took place before 2001 in exchange for his release. Hicks was captured in Afghanistan shortly after September 11, 2011, and brought to the detention facility in Guantanamo Bay [JURIST backgrounder] the day that it opened. The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) [advocacy…

Source: http://jurist.org/paperchase/2014/08/ex-guantanamo-detainee-appeals-conviction.php

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